The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 265 259 305
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 448 478 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.08% 1.13% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.35% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 385 358 261
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -31 61 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Chessington - 7 £55,000 -
Sidcup -7 5 £50,000 +3.09%
Harrow - 5 - -
Croydon +14 4 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Bromley +24 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Isleworth +3 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Surbiton - 1 £45,000 -
Feltham - 1 £60,000 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £55,000 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £62,500 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 697 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (43.96%) Scrum
3 240 (26.58%) E-Commerce
4 233 (25.80%) QA
5 195 (21.59%) Retail
6 193 (21.37%) User Experience
7 191 (21.15%) SQL
8 189 (20.93%) Business Analysis
9 182 (20.16%) Finance
10 175 (19.38%) Use Case
11 162 (17.94%) TDD
12 159 (17.61%) Project Management
13 136 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
14 132 (14.62%) BDD
15 124 (13.73%) JIRA
16 121 (13.40%) HTML
16 121 (13.40%) Analytics
17 117 (12.96%) JavaScript
18 112 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
19 111 (12.29%) Degree
20 107 (11.85%) Marketing
20 107 (11.85%) C#
21 105 (11.63%) CSS
21 105 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
22 97 (10.74%) Waterfall
23 93 (10.30%) ISEB
24 92 (10.19%) Selenium
25 91 (10.08%) Java
25 91 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
26 85 (9.41%) Banking

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (4.32%) CMS
2 16 (1.77%) Apache Pig
3 11 (1.22%) Confluence
4 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.89%) Apache
5 8 (0.89%) JBoss
6 5 (0.55%) nginx
6 5 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (0.44%) Drupal
7 4 (0.44%) Mule
7 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.44%) FileNet
8 3 (0.33%) SAS
8 3 (0.33%) WordPress
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.33%) uWSGI
8 3 (0.33%) Node.js
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 33 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.99%) OmniGraffle
4 25 (2.77%) Fireworks
4 25 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 22 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (3.54%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.11%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.33%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.21%) SaaS
2 22 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
4 16 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) Force.com
6 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.33%) Internet
2 17 (1.88%) HTTP
3 6 (0.66%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.55%) DSL
4 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.55%) DNS
4 5 (0.55%) Broadband
5 3 (0.33%) CTI
5 3 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) DAB
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
6 1 (0.11%) SNMP
6 1 (0.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.32%) NoSQL
3 24 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (2.55%) MySQL
4 23 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.21%) Big Data
5 20 (2.21%) Hadoop
5 20 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.77%) Impala
7 16 (1.77%) Apache Hive
8 15 (1.66%) Mahout
9 12 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.55%) Riak
11 4 (0.44%) Redis
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.33%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 124 (13.73%) JIRA
2 92 (10.19%) Selenium
3 67 (7.42%) Cucumber
4 66 (7.31%) Jenkins
5 60 (6.64%) WebDriver
6 45 (4.98%) Git (software)
7 43 (4.76%) Axure RP
8 33 (3.65%) Bugzilla
8 33 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 30 (3.32%) Hudson
10 27 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
10 27 (2.99%) Maven
11 24 (2.66%) Bitbucket
11 24 (2.66%) JMeter
12 19 (2.10%) SpecFlow
13 17 (1.88%) Yeoman
14 15 (1.66%) Visual Studio
15 13 (1.44%) Ant
15 13 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (1.33%) JBehave
General
1 195 (21.59%) Retail
2 182 (20.16%) Finance
3 107 (11.85%) Marketing
4 85 (9.41%) Banking
5 83 (9.19%) Telecoms
6 60 (6.64%) Advertising
7 52 (5.76%) Games
8 39 (4.32%) Law
9 28 (3.10%) Publishing
10 18 (1.99%) Retail Banking
11 16 (1.77%) Legal
12 14 (1.55%) Front Office
13 9 (1.00%) Back Office
14 7 (0.78%) Automotive
14 7 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.44%) Billing
16 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.22%) Electronics
17 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 411 (45.51%) Analyst
2 369 (40.86%) Business Analyst
3 147 (16.28%) Developer
4 87 (9.63%) Agile Business Analyst
5 79 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
6 75 (8.31%) Senior Business Analyst
7 53 (5.87%) QA Engineer
8 52 (5.76%) Designer
9 49 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 49 (5.43%) Project Manager
10 45 (4.98%) UX Designer
11 34 (3.77%) Product Manager
12 29 (3.21%) Architect
12 29 (3.21%) Product Owner
13 28 (3.10%) iOS Developer
14 26 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
15 24 (2.66%) Senior QA Engineer
15 24 (2.66%) Java Developer
15 24 (2.66%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (13.40%) HTML
2 105 (11.63%) CSS
3 84 (9.30%) XML
4 82 (9.08%) .NET
5 58 (6.42%) Web Services
6 48 (5.32%) RESTful
7 47 (5.20%) JSON
8 46 (5.09%) HTML5
9 39 (4.32%) jQuery
9 39 (4.32%) CSS3
10 37 (4.10%) ASP.NET
11 36 (3.99%) SOAP
12 35 (3.88%) Gherkin
13 32 (3.54%) Flash
14 27 (2.99%) Spring
15 24 (2.66%) REST
16 21 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (2.21%) Cocoa
18 18 (1.99%) WinForms
19 16 (1.77%) Cascalog
Miscellaneous
1 193 (21.37%) User Experience
2 105 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (8.97%) Mobile App
4 64 (7.09%) Open Source
5 58 (6.42%) Computer Science
6 40 (4.43%) FMCG
7 31 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.77%) iPhone
9 21 (2.33%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.55%) W3C
11 13 (1.44%) iPad
12 12 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.22%) IPTV
13 11 (1.22%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
13 11 (1.22%) Social Media
14 10 (1.11%) Web 2.0
14 10 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (1.00%) Animation
15 9 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.64%) Apple iOS
2 59 (6.53%) Android
3 13 (1.44%) UNIX
4 8 (0.89%) Linux
5 5 (0.55%) Windows
6 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (43.96%) Scrum
3 240 (26.58%) E-Commerce
4 189 (20.93%) Business Analysis
5 175 (19.38%) Use Case
6 162 (17.94%) TDD
7 159 (17.61%) Project Management
8 136 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
9 132 (14.62%) BDD
10 121 (13.40%) Analytics
11 112 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 97 (10.74%) Waterfall
13 91 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 84 (9.30%) Test Scripting
15 81 (8.97%) CRM
16 77 (8.53%) UML
17 68 (7.53%) Product Management
18 61 (6.76%) Unit Testing
19 59 (6.53%) Test Automation
20 56 (6.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 191 (21.15%) SQL
2 117 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 107 (11.85%) C#
4 91 (10.08%) Java
5 51 (5.65%) Ruby
6 41 (4.54%) Python
7 34 (3.77%) Objective-C
8 20 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.10%) PHP
10 18 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.77%) VBA
12 15 (1.66%) Clojure
13 13 (1.44%) Scala
14 12 (1.33%) R
15 11 (1.22%) Groovy
16 9 (1.00%) C++
17 7 (0.78%) Perl
18 6 (0.66%) C
19 5 (0.55%) VB
20 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (12.29%) Degree
2 93 (10.30%) ISEB
3 18 (1.99%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.22%) CBAP
5 7 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (0.55%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.44%) IIBA
7 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (25.80%) QA
2 7 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (1.77%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.55%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.77%) Vagrant
2 10 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.66%) Puppet
4 5 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.32%) Google
3 22 (2.44%) Oracle
4 20 (2.21%) Adobe
5 15 (1.66%) SAP
6 12 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.11%) DevExpress
8 9 (1.00%) Apple
9 7 (0.78%) IBM
9 7 (0.78%) Omniture
10 6 (0.66%) iRise
11 5 (0.55%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.55%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.55%) hybris
12 4 (0.44%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.44%) SEEBURGER
13 3 (0.33%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.33%) KANA
13 3 (0.33%) Tableau
14 2 (0.22%) JD Edwards
London
Argus Media
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary up to £40k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kainos
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Broad company benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £52,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANDigital
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago